7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

Linking up with Kelly. —1— On Saturday, I walked the Pilgrimage of New York, a fourteen-mile walk from the Mother Cabrini Shrine (near the Cloisters) to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine (near the Staten Island Ferry). We started at 9:00am and arrived at our destination for 6:00pm Mass. We lucked out and had beautiful … More 7 Quick Takes: A Pilgrimage and New Discoveries

7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

Linking up with Kelly. —1— The weather has been all over the place lately—two weeks ago, it was freezing cold with record lows and terrible winds; then last week it was so nice and sunny outside that I went running in the park in shorts! It was great to spend a warm day outside in … More 7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

7 Quick Takes: Wine Roulette, Concerts, and Flowers in Winter

Linking up with Kelly. —1— Our Gaudete Sunday party went well! I don’t have any pictures, but our apartment was saturated in pink and purple for the event (or rose and violet, rather). The best part of the night was probably at the end, when we brought out a few bottles of wine that Liz’s … More 7 Quick Takes: Wine Roulette, Concerts, and Flowers in Winter

7 Quick Takes: Guadalupe, Fenway, and The Wiz

Linking up with Kelly. —1— I started writing about my recent pilgrimage to Guadalupe here. I’ll be following up soon with Part 2! —2— Notre Dame has released a draft of its revised curriculum, and it looks good. I’d written a few months ago about the curriculum review. In the revised draft, the theology requirement … More 7 Quick Takes: Guadalupe, Fenway, and The Wiz

7 Quick Takes: Watercolors, Bicycles, and a Bichon Frise on Safari

Linking up with Kelly. —1— This week I released a set of hand-painted watercolor prints, available as gifts to anyone who donates $20 to my sister’s marathon fund. She will be running the NYC Marathon in November and is raising money for Autism Speaks. Click here for more details! —2— Last weekend I went bike riding around … More 7 Quick Takes: Watercolors, Bicycles, and a Bichon Frise on Safari